Program Assessment and Management

Support of Core Public Health Functions of Disability for the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilites (NCBDDD)

New Editions supports the ability of states, territories and localities in their efforts to be inclusive of people with disabilities when planning, delivering and evaluating public health programs. Specifically, New Editions supports an exciting effort by NCBDDD to develop educational resources for public health disability staff, draft models and measures for state-based disability public health programs, assess current and future needs of disability staff and highlight the current capacity and functioning of public health disability programs.

Technical Assistance on Annual Report to Congress for the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)

New Editions coordinates and prepares a series of complex, accessible reports appropriate for Congress that meet requirements under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA). Tasks under this five-year contract include analysis and presentation of state- and national-level data on the implementation of special education programs; technical report writing and editing; design, layout and production of large government reports; and production of accessible reports and web sites that exceed Section 508 accessibility standards. We team with Westat, Inc.

Management and Information Systems Support for the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR)

New Editions provides planning, evaluation, research, technical assistance and logistical services to support the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research's (NIDILRR) program planning and improvement and to meet accountability requirements. We provide program management and evaluation support to NIDILRR formative program reviews for its grantees and to its external evaluation program. We complete literature reviews, policy analyses, inventories and secondary data analyses.

Logistical, Administrative, Technical Support and Analytic Guidance for the Interagency Committee on Disability Research (ICDR)

New Editions provides a wide range of program support to ICDR. ICDR's mission is to promote coordination among federal agencies that conduct research or implement policy around disability issues. Under contract with the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), we support web and member collaboration sites; design and manage databases; coordinate meetings for five subcommittees and the executive committee; plan and conduct three state-of-the-science meetings annually; design member outreach activities; and prepare analyses and technical reports.

Professional and Technical Support for Programs for Vulnerable Populations

New Editions provides professional and technical support to field Missions and USAID/Washington through the Office of Democracy and Governance in the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA/DG), which manages five congressionally directed programs: Displaced Children and Orphans Fund (DCOF), Leahy War Victims Fund, Victims of Torture Program (VTF), Wheelchair Program and Disability Program.